Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal were ambushed in CAR on Sunday.

Murdered chasing mercenaries

Updated 1:15 AM ET, Sat August 4, 2018

(CNN)At the end of January this year, a giant Ilyushin-76 cargo aircraft touched down at the airport in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. It was the first of nine flights that brought tons of Russian weapons to bolster CAR's fragile government.

The flights were permitted by the United Nations Security Council, which waived an arms embargo on the conflict-ridden country to allow its armed forces to better equip themselves.
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